I can’t believe we are on month 5 of the parenting plan already and so far I feel like I have made so much progress if I look back to the first month. Baby steps are so much easier for me and I have tried to set attainable goals for myself that I can actually accomplish without too much effort. I’m a busy Mom of 3 (and one on the way) and I don’t have a lot of spare time, so I need something that is going to be quick, easy, and effective.
This month I am working on getting my body in shape so I will have more energy to be “present” and attentive with my kids. Last week was pretty much an epic fail, mostly because of the pregnancy and those pregnancy hormones running amuck in my body. I have been tired and restless, but this week I’ve been able to sleep which has been a much needed reprieve.
This week I am feeling better. I’m glad I kept up with going to the gym and doing the treadmill for an hour 3 times a week. I have had more energy and have been more patient and conscious when around my kids. I didn’t even yell or get mad when my daughter dropped a glass of hot chocolate on the kitchen floor and broke my favorite mug. Now, that’s restraint!
Anyway, I hope this kind of inspires you to keep going on your own goals. There will be some good days and bad days. That’s normal right? Please post a comment if you have a goal you would like to share and how you’ve accomplished it.